The temple is located on the banks of
The belief is that waters of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati are present in the Arasalar River . Arasalar River
Legend has it that once there was huge quarrel between Goddess Saraswati and Brahma. They both cursed each other to be born on earth. Goddess Saraswati then prayed to Shiva to escape from human form. She merged with the
. Before leaving she
blessed the region with her presence in a shrine on the banks of Arasalar
River . Arasalar River
The murti of Goddess Saraswati is three-eyed. She is seated in yogasana pattern on a white lotus and wears a white silk sari. She holds palm leaves in one had. One hand is in chinmudra and one hand holds Akshamala. One hand holds a nectar pot
There is a Swayambhu Vinayaka Murti in the temple. There are also murtis of Valampuri Vinayaka, Baladandayuthapani, Nagaraja, Brahma and Swan.
Children perform the initiation ceremony into the world of letters here. The temple is visited by those people who want to excel in learning and art.
5:30 AM to 11:00 AM
5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Tiruvarur Dist.607 503
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